Japanese Scrapbook

Discussion in 'War Against Japan' started by Jba45ww2, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. Jba45ww2

    Jba45ww2 Patron Patron

    For me collecting photographs from WW2 is probably the most interesting. You see things that are not recorded in history books and shows the unfiltered scenes. I picked up this Japanese private photo book about 15 years back. I
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  2. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    Great images shown there, especially of Hirohito. I have some similar photographs that were taken from the body of a dead Japanese soldier during Chindit 2.
     
  3. Jba45ww2

    Jba45ww2 Patron Patron

    I was not sure if the one with Hirohito on his horse was a mass produced one like the formal ones. Interesting that the soldiers would carry the same type of pictures.
     
  4. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    I think this depicts the Japanese Society of the day. Devotion to the Emperor and so on.
     
  5. Owen

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    Have you ever had the Japanese text translated into English ?
     
  6. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    These are the images I have, the group included some Japanese paper money from their time in Burma:

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  7. Jba45ww2

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    Unfortunately I have not had it translateted as of yet. I have a friend who has offered so I just need to bring it over
     

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